1 The other girl, Daisy, made an attempt to rise--she leaned slightly forward with a conscientious expression--then she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh, and I laughed too and came forward into the room.
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2 I took dinner usually at the Yale Club--for some reason it was the gloomiest event of my day--and then I went upstairs to the library and studied investments and securities for a conscientious hour.
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3 We all wish her extremely happy; and Mrs. Ferrars's conduct throughout the whole, has been such as every conscientious, good mother, in like circumstances, would adopt.
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4 Mihail Vassilievitch Sludin, the chief secretary, was a straightforward, intelligent, good-hearted, and conscientious man, and Alexey Alexandrovitch was aware of his personal goodwill.
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5 After the most conscientious revision the book had last year been published, and had been distributed among the booksellers.
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6 Mrs. Peniston, who was a conscientious woman, had forwarded them all to Bellomont.
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7 But she was the best and most conscientious of stepmothers, and back I had to go to my room.
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8 Nor are the most conscientious compilations of Natural History for the benefit of the young and tender, free from the same heinousness of mistake.
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9 He would not, however, yield immediately to the young man's request, but made a few conscientious objections.
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10 Well, I have not intercepted your confidence, and yet I know all that as well as you, and I have no conscientious scruples.
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11 She is conscientious, and I have no fear of her treating him unkindly.
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12 He deferred his departure a whole week, and during that time he made me feel what severe punishment a good yet stern, a conscientious yet implacable man can inflict on one who has offended him.
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13 I hope I should not have been influenced myself in a wrong way, and I am sure my father was too conscientious to have allowed it.
14 I am not sure that as a conscientious detective my first duty is not to arrest the whole household.
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15 His slumber was complete and conscientious.
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